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After checking /var/log/messages I see the following record to be repeated every one minute: Apr 2 08:19:40 servername db_name: Access denied for user 'xxxx'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I used to host a clients website under that db name but not anymore because he had put up a torrent tracker so I asked him to move out. Months later it seems that I m still getting requests.

I checked mysql and there is no fb under that name anymore so I cant understand where this message comes from.

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Once every minute seems 'cron-like' :) –  Mark Apr 2 '11 at 7:22
    
So that means I must check out my cron jobs? Damn those crons :D –  makmour Apr 2 '11 at 9:28
    
I did check them on /etc/crontab and /var/spool/cron but only wierd I ve found is an entry probably from my control panel like this: PATH=/usr/kerberos/bin:/usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:/myhomedir/mypanel/bin –  makmour Apr 2 '11 at 9:52
    
Also check /etc/cron.d –  ghm1014 May 17 '11 at 20:59
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